Tourism and Hotel Management is basically a sub-specialization of Hotel Management which deals with the tourism industry, travel management, and hotel management. A diploma is an option for those who are not willing to pursue regular degree course and Diploma in Tourism and Hotel Management helps to get into professional life after completion.
Candidates learn about the difference of management between travel for leisure, business or other purposes. A traveling and is an inseparable part of life, this course is in high demand. Candidates having knowledge about dynamic nature of tourism in our advanced society, international tourism, etc are suitable for this course. Excellent communication skills are boon for this field.
Candidates need to complete their 12th standard with valid scores from a registered institute and board to become eligible for this course. There is no criterion for subject studies but age limit should be checked from the institute selected.
Admission procedures vary from one institute to another but in all the cases, candidates need to submit the filled application form before the last date of submission. This must be enclosed with other required documents and application fee as mentioned in the prospectus.
Some reputed institute may conduct entrance examinations to validate the knowledge of the candidates. Some institutes take direct admissions on first come and first serve basis.
The duration of this course is 3 year in the general case but it varies depending upon different factors like the qualification of the candidate, mode of the course, institute, etc.
Further Study options
After completion of this course, it is beneficial to pursue higher degree course to have better career opportunities. Candidates can go for B.A. in Hotel Management, culinary arts, tourism and hotel management, international hotel management, hospitality administration, etc. After that, Master’s degree should be pursued in the same or related field. M.B.A. is also available with different specializations.
M.Phil and Ph.D. are options for candidates having research aptitude.
Candidates pursuing this course learn about Hotel Business, basics of tourism, foods and beverage services, various front office operations, etc during an initial phase of the course. Communication skills are also getting priority in this course.
It also focuses on a study of basics of management, tourism management in India and abroad, hotel housekeeping, and other related things.
These candidates are suitable for working in clubs, airlines, shipping companies, hotels, and tourism sector, resorts, cruise ships, etc. They can also start their own business of tourism and can have self-employment.
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